Panjab University issues norms for online examinations

Panjab University issues norms for online examinations

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, January 19

Panjab University issued guidelines/instructions for the students appearing for the online examinations commencing from January 24 for regular, re-appear, USOL, private, additional and deficient subjects.

According to Dr Jagat Bhushan, Controller of Examinations, detailed guidelines and instructions have been posted on the university’s website. The students have been advised to contact their department, regional centre or college for their roll numbers. The roll number of USOL/private /re-appear/additional/deficient subjects’ candidates are available at the website.

The online examinations for the students of 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th semesters will commence from January 24. The time slots for the examinations will be 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The question papers will be available on,, 20 minutes before the start of the respective examinations. Downloading the question paper is students’ responsibility as the same will not be forwarded to them by any other means. The undergraduate students can use 20 A4 size sheets and the postgraduate students can use 24 A4 size sheets. Only one side of the sheet should be used for writing the answers.

The students of colleges, university departments and regional centres will submit the answer sheets online only by mailing the same to the email ID/website provided by the respective institute and it should be done within 60 minutes of the completion of the paper in both morning and evening slots. The USOL, private, re-appear, additional and deficient subjects candidates have to upload their answer sheets only at the university’s examination portal.

Students are required to make a single PDF of their answer sheet and email the same to their own email ID also. This is to be done mandatorily on the day of examination and within the stipulated time of 60 minutes after the completion of exam. The candidates have been advised to keep a physical copy of answer sheet in their possession for six months from the date of examination. A demo video for scanning, creating and uploading a single PDF of RGE answer sheet to the portal is available for the students on the portal (

In case any student confronts any problem in downloading a question paper, he or she may call the helpline numbers provided by their institute, said Bhushan.

Writers for Visually impaired students

Visually impaired or differently abled students will be allowed to have assistance from a scribe/writer as per the university rules and no separate permission from the university is required for the purpose. The examinations for the candidates of improvement of performance will be conducted later.

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